Yew Choon’s practice encompasses corporate and commercial law, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, employment law and company administration matters. He has a keen interest in technology and frequently advises startups and entrepreneurs on matters such as their fundraising, exit, employee share options and incentive schemes, software development and licensing, electronic payment wallets, and cryptographic digital assets.
Prior to legal practice, Yew Choon worked as a full-stack software architect, where he developed front- and back-end web applications and administered distributed databases. He still tinkers around with web development although his current interests lie in blockchains and distributed ledger technologies (DLT), having monitored their development since 2011 when the first modern cryptocurrency reached parity with USD.
Yew Choon is a member of both the Corporate Practice Committee as well as the Information Technology Committee of the Law Society of Singapore.
Yew Choon graduated with a LLB (Hons) degree from Durham University (United Kingdom) and is admitted to practise law in Singapore.